Growing up as an evangelical, I was taught that everyone is born with original sin. I no longer believe in original sin. I know videos like this aren’t scientific studies and don’t really prove anything, but I appreciate them as reminders of the good that is in each of us. This particular video, filmed in Norway, was shot as part of a charity effort to send coats and other winter things to Syrian refugee camps.
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Libby Anne grew up in a large evangelical homeschool family highly involved in the Christian Right. College turned her world upside down, and she is today an atheist, a feminist, and a progressive. She blogs about leaving religion, her experience with the Christian Patriarchy and Quiverfull movements, the detrimental effects of the "purity culture," the contradictions of conservative politics, and the importance of feminism.